Nicki Minaj feuds over swollen testicles vaccine claim: timeline
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Nicki Minaj started several internet feuds when she said she wouldn't attend the Met Gala because of vaccine requirements.
Nicki Minaj is waging an international internet war.

It all started when she said she wouldn't attend the Met Gala because of vaccine requirements.

Since then she has been feuding with commentators, journalists, and government officials.

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On Monday September 13, rapper Nicki Minaj tweeted to her 22.7 million followers that she wouldn't be attending this year's Met Gala because of the event's COVID-19 vaccine requirements. This set off a chain of events leading to Minaj feuding online with world leaders, commentators, and journalists ever since.

Here's a timeline of how the chaos unfolded.

On Monday, Nicki Minaj said she needed to do more 'research' before getting vaccinated.

Minaj tweeted that Met Gala attendees needed to be vaccinated against COVID-19, which was why she wasn't going to be present. The Met's visitor guidelines, which attendees had to follow, state all visitors have to provide proof of vaccination.

"If I get vaccinated it won't for the Met," she said. "It'll be once I feel I've done enough research. I'm working on that now. In the meantime my loves, be safe. Wear the mask with 2 strings that grips your head & face. Not that loose one."

She followed it up with a story about her cousin's friend in Trinidad, who she said "became impotent" after he received the vaccine.

"His testicles became swollen," she said. "His friend was weeks away from getting married, now the girl called off the wedding. So just pray on it & make sure you're comfortable with ur decision, not bullied."

The CDC has stated there is no evidence the vaccine causes infertility in men or women. Several doctors have also debunked the claim.

Minaj added she would probably end up getting the vaccine because she will be going…
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